Starred in "Long Day's Journey Into Night" on Broadway, 1957. Nominated for Tony award.
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Jason Robards Jr. | Jason Robards Sr.
5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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I would much rather be on the stage. I do films, but I've really been on stage most of my life. It's not only more of an emotional experience, but it's also a communication. It's the satisfaction of saying something about the human condition through the author, with the actors acting as the instrument, and then hearing the audience response.
He won an Oscar for playing Benjamin Bradlee in All the President's Men
(1976), making him one of 17 actors to win the Award for playing a real person who was still alive at the evening of the Award ceremony (as of 2015). The other sixteen actors and their respective performances are: Spencer Tracy
for playing Father Edward Flanagan in Boys Town
(1938), Gary Cooper
for playing Alvin C. York in
Gravelly but commanding voice